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    Free Internet Access During COVID-19

    by Wesley Johnson Several internet services providers are going above and beyond to make sure everyone has access during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We applaud them for attempting to help make these stressful time a little easier. Comcast is offering low-income households access to their “Internet Essentials” package for free. Normally that costs $9.95 a month. With it, you get speeds “up to” 25 mbps. To apply for a self-install kit (modem & router), visit…

    Learn a New Language with Rosetta Stone

    Travel the world this summer from the safety of your home!  Start learning a new language today with Rosetta Stone.  Available now through June 30th To get started, go to https://go.dcplibrary.org/rosettastone and create a new account. Use the Rosetta Stone app on your tablet or smartphone.     Before you open the App for the first time: On your tablet or smartphone, To get started, go to https://go.dcplibrary.org/rosettastone and log in or create a new…

    COVID-19 News Sources Without Paywalls

    by Christina Clary Right now it may feel as if there is a deluge of information coming at you about the coronavirus and its effects on society. Making sure that what you are reading is accurate is vital, and one way to ensure this is by getting your news from reputable sources. Since you can’t come in to the library to read the papers, here is a list of news sources that have waived their…

    Check Out eBooks From Home with Overdrive

    by Christy V. Temple Okay, so right now with the Coronavirus/Covid-19 circulating around the country we need to be vigilant about staying safe and dutifully washing our hands. This also means that many businesses, schools, restaurants, libraries, etc. are shutting down. However, even though many public libraries are closed around the state and the country at this time, it doesn’t mean that our public still doesn’t have access to our services. In fact, thank goodness…

    Teen Book Reviews

    STAFF Preet P.’s Review of “Naruto Volume 2”: Naruto Volume 2 is the second book in the series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. This book is packed with humorous quotes, mind-blowing drama, and suspenseful action. I rate this book 5 stars. The main protagonist, Naruto Uzumaki, who is a knucklehead ninja, strives to be his land’s hokage, the most honorable position in the military. Sasuke, Naruto’s rival, is bloodthirsty for revenge on a mysterious…

    Resources for Parents: It’s Back to School Time!

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s that time of year and ready or not it’s back to the classrooms. I know for some it’s an exciting time getting back into the swing of things. For others, perhaps they are lamenting the fact that Summer goes by way too fast. I am in that latter group but whether or not I like it, the fact is that school is back in session so we might as…

    A Day at ROMP

    When I think of ROMP, immediately the thought of jamming out to bluegrass comes to mind, whether it is dancing at the main stage or sitting on the lawn. However, there are loads of other fun activities to do while needing a break from the heat or in between sets! Here are some of many things to do: Peruse the shops for local goods, cool off with some legendary ice cream from Chaney’s Dairy Barn,…

    Fashion on ROMP

    “Festival” is officially it’s own category in the fashion world. From Gucci fanny packs to Prada Hawaiian shirts, festivals and their colorful clothing have hit mainstream fashion, with even Beyoncé participating. At ROMP, I knew I wanted to pick up some colorful duds to show my Bluegrass-lovin’ pride but could not decide what to get! From bandannas to hats to a variety of shirts and hoodies, I was stumped on all of the choices. I…

    Best places to visit on a summer vacation

    By: Christy V. Temple Okay, it’s summer time again officially now and you know what that means. Yes, it means summer vacations are upon us. So, whether you are wanting to go near or far away, it’s time to start thinking about where you would like to go to spend some time with friends and/or family away from the hustle and bustle of work. To help make this process easier I have decided to do…

    DCPL Presents: Melton Barker’s The Kidnapper’s Foil

    Itinerant filmmakers, according to Wikipedia, “traveled across the United States in the early days of silent films to make their movies with ‘home talent.’” One of these filmmakers was a man named Melton Barker. Beginning in the 30s and running through the early 70s, Barker, much like his itinerant filmmaker collogues, did indeed travel around the United States to make films with “home talent.” Based on everything I’ve read it seems that he only produced…

     
     
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